New diabetes treatment may help diabetes patients, boosting their hopes of a cure. Doctors feel encouraged to continue their work, revealing several treatment options which may assist them to prevent the development of diabetes. Since the number of people suffering from this disease is continuously growing, researchers needed to develop a mechanism which could at least lessen chronic diabetes’s impact.
- Doctors felt encouraged by the improvements brought to older techniques to help patients.
- A new diabetes treatment is bound to prevent or at least ease the symptoms for diabetes patients.
- In Tennessee, almost 15% of the population is living with diabetes.
Approximately 9% of the United States population was diagnosed with diabetes. Kimberley Miller, a diabetes educator in CHI Memorial’s Diabetes and Nutrition Center, argued that unfortunately, in Tennessee, the rate reached 15%. Citizens of Tennessee tend to be overweight, surpassing the national average. They also get less physical exercise.
Both these factors mentioned above are primary factors which lead to the development of Type 2 diabetes. This is the most common form of the terrible illness. If some chose not to treat the disease, then they should know that it may cause heart, kidney and eye problems, and, in the worst-case scenario, it can also lead to death.
Nevertheless, diabetes specialists keep their hopes up, believing that improvements of older techniques and new technology will help them diminish the number of individuals who get diagnosed with this illness. They are also bound to ease the pain for those who are already living with diabetes.
Diabetes appears when the body is not capable of producing sufficient insulin, or it probably becomes resistant to it. Insulin is meant to dissolve sugars we take from food to transform it into energy. In the early stages of the disease, diabetes is manageable if treated with a right diet and a lot of exercising.
However, for those people with diabetes whom bodies produce little or no insulin, a more combative approach should be used. The simplest way for treating diabetes is injecting insulin before every meal and at bedtime. To establish the proper insulin dose, patients need to test their blood sugar levels, by utilizing a blood sample inserted into a certain device.
Then, they can use a syringe to inject the proper amount of insulin into their stomach. This process is time-consuming. However, technology may help diabetes patients. A new diabetes treatment presupposes the use of a device bound to establish the blood sugar levels instantaneously. It uses a patch or a catheter inserted under the skin to measure the level of sugar in the blood, transmitting the data to another device.
On the monitor, patients can follow all the necessary information. This device is available for a while, but lately, it has been improved due to some inaccurate results and because it was difficult to be used.
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